U.S. Senate votes in Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett poses for a photo with junior United States Senator James Lankford (R-OK) on Capitol Hill on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (KSNT) — The U.S. Senate voted in Amy Coney Barrett Monday evening to fill the vacant Supreme Court justice seat. The vote was 52-48.

Barrett’s confirmation gives the Republican Party a slight advantage in the Supreme Court.

Monday’s vote is the closest high court confirmation ever to a presidential election, according to the Associated Press.

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